Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home

Millimeter-wave beam-steering high gain array antenna by utilizing metamaterial zeroth-order resonance elements and Fabry-Perot technique

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  04 April 2018

Asghar Bakhtiari
Affiliation:
Faculty of Engineering, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
Ramezan Ali Sadeghzadeh
Affiliation:
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, K. N. Toosi University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
Mohammad Naser-Moghaddasi
Affiliation:
Faculty of Engineering, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
Corresponding

Abstract

Millimeter-wave (mm-wave) beam-steering antennas are preferred for reducing the disruptive effects, such as those caused by high atmospheric debilitation in wireless communications systems. In this work, a compact broadband antenna array with a low loss feed network design is introduced. To overcome the short-range effects on mm-wave frequencies, a feed network – with a modified Butler matrix and a compact zeroth-order resonance antenna element – has been designed. Furthermore, the aperture feed technique has been utilized to provide a broadside stable pattern and improve the delivered gain. A Fabry-Perot layer without the height of the air layer is used. Taking advantage of this novel design, a broadband and compact beam-steering array antenna – capable of covering impedance bandwidths (from 33.84 to 36.59 GHz) and scanning a solid angle of about ~94°, with a peak gain of 17.6 dBi – is attained.

Type
Research Papers
Copyright
Copyright © Cambridge University Press and the European Microwave Association 2018 

Access options

Get access to the full version of this content by using one of the access options below.

References

[1]Ko, S.T.; Lee, J.H.: Aperture coupled metamaterial patch antenna with broad E-plane beamwidth for millimeter wave application, in 2013 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Int. Symp. (APSURSI), Orlando, FL, 2013, 17961797. doi: 10.1109/APS.2013.6711557.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
[2]Lee, C.-H.; Lee, J.-H.: Millimeter-wave wide beamwidth aperture–coupled antenna designed by mode synthesis. Microw. Opt. Technol. Lett., 57 (2015), 12551259. doi: 10.1002/mop.29058.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
[3]Ko, S.T.; Lee, J.H.: Hybrid zeroth-order resonance patch antenna with broad E-plane beamwidth. IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag., 61 (1) (2013), 1925. doi: 10.1109/TAP.2012.2220315.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
[4]Artemenko, A.; Mozharovskiy, A.; Maltsev, A.; Maslennikov, R.; Sevastyanov, A.; Ssorin, V.: Experimental characterization of E-band two-dimensional electronically beam-steerable integrated lens antennas. IEEE Antennas Wireless Propag. Lett., 12 (2013), 11881191. doi: 10.1109/LAWP.2013.2282212.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
[5]Gheethan, A.; Jo, M.C.; Guldiken, R.; Mumcu, G.: Microfluidic based Ka-band beam-scanning focal plane array. IEEE Antennas Wireless Propag. Lett., 12 (2013), 16381641. doi: 10.1109/LAWP.2013.2294153.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
[6]Karamzadeh, S.; Rafii, V.; Kartal, M.; Virdee, B.S.: Compact and broadband 4 × 4 SIW butler matrix with phase and magnitude error reduction. IEEE Microw. Wireless Compon. Lett., 25 (12) (2015), 772774. doi: 10.1109/LMWC.2015.2496785.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
[7]Karamzadeh, S.; Rafii, V.; Kartal, M.; Virdee, B.S.: Modified circularly polarised beam steering array antenna by utilised broadband coupler and 4 × 4 butler matrix. IET Microw. Antennas Propag., 9 (9) (2015), 975981. doi: 10.1049/iet-map.2014.0768.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
[8]Haraz, O.M.; Sebak, A.R.: Two-layer butterfly-shaped microstrip 4 × 4 Butler matrix for ultra-wideband beam-forming applications, in 2013 IEEE Int. Conf. on Ultra-Wideband (ICUWB), Sydney, NSW, 2013, 16. doi: 10.1109/ICUWB.2013.6663812.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
[9]Alreshaid, A.T.; Sharawi, M.S.; Podilchak, S.; Sarabandi, K.: Compact millimeter-wave switched-beam antenna arrays for short range communications. Microw. Opt. Technol. Lett., 58 (2016), 19171921. doi: 10.1002/mop.29940.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
[10]Hu, W. et al. : 94 GHz dual-reflector antenna with reflectarray subreflector. IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag., 57 (10) (2009), 30433050.Google Scholar
[11]Von Trentini, G.: Partially reflecting sheet arrays. IRE Trans. Antennas Propag., 4 (4) (1956), 666671.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
[12]Sauleau, R.; Coquet, P.; Matsui, T.: Low-profile directive quasi-planar antennas based on millimetre wave Fabry–Perot cavities. IEE Proc. Microw. Antennas Propag., 50 (4) (2003), 274278.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
[13]Lee, Y.; Lu, X.; Hao, Y.; Yang, S.; Evans, J.R.G.; Parini, C.G.: Low-profile directive millimeter-wave antennas using free-formed three-dimensional (3-D) electromagnetic bandgap structures. IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag., 57 (10) (2009), 28932903.Google Scholar
[14]Tan, G.N.; Yang, X.X.; Xue, H.G.; Lu, Z.-L.: A dual-polarized Fabry-Perot cavity antenna at Ka band with broadband and high gain. Prog. Electromagn. Res. C, 60 (2015), 179186.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
[15]Hosseini, A.; Capolino, F.; De Flaviis, F.: Gain enhancement of a V-band antenna using a Fabry-Perot cavity with a self-sustained all-metal cap with FSS. IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag., 63 (3) (2015), 909921.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
[16]Hosseini, S.A.; Capolino, F.; De Flaviis, F.: Q-band single layer planar Fabry-Perot cavity antenna with single integrated-feed. Prog. Electromagn. Res. C, 52 (2014), 135144.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
[17]James, J.R.; Hall, P.S. (ed.) Handbook of Microstrip Antennas, vol. 1 and 2, Electromagnetic Waves, IET Digital Library, London, U.K, Peter Peregrinus, 1989.Google Scholar

Full text views

Full text views reflects PDF downloads, PDFs sent to Google Drive, Dropbox and Kindle and HTML full text views.

Total number of HTML views: 47
Total number of PDF views: 108 *
View data table for this chart

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between 04th April 2018 - 23rd January 2021. This data will be updated every 24 hours.

Hostname: page-component-76cb886bbf-kfxvk Total loading time: 0.453 Render date: 2021-01-23T14:04:56.122Z Query parameters: { "hasAccess": "0", "openAccess": "0", "isLogged": "0", "lang": "en" } Feature Flags: { "shouldUseShareProductTool": true, "shouldUseHypothesis": true, "isUnsiloEnabled": true, "metricsAbstractViews": false, "figures": false, "newCiteModal": false }

Send article to Kindle

To send this article to your Kindle, first ensure no-reply@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon account. Then enter the ‘name’ part of your Kindle email address below. Find out more about sending to your Kindle. Find out more about sending to your Kindle.

Note you can select to send to either the @free.kindle.com or @kindle.com variations. ‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be sent to your device when it is connected to wi-fi. ‘@kindle.com’ emails can be delivered even when you are not connected to wi-fi, but note that service fees apply.

Find out more about the Kindle Personal Document Service.

Millimeter-wave beam-steering high gain array antenna by utilizing metamaterial zeroth-order resonance elements and Fabry-Perot technique
Available formats
×

Send article to Dropbox

To send this article to your Dropbox account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your <service> account. Find out more about sending content to Dropbox.

Millimeter-wave beam-steering high gain array antenna by utilizing metamaterial zeroth-order resonance elements and Fabry-Perot technique
Available formats
×

Send article to Google Drive

To send this article to your Google Drive account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your <service> account. Find out more about sending content to Google Drive.

Millimeter-wave beam-steering high gain array antenna by utilizing metamaterial zeroth-order resonance elements and Fabry-Perot technique
Available formats
×
×

Reply to: Submit a response


Your details


Conflicting interests

Do you have any conflicting interests? *